My blog is as much about a philosophy of life and living as it is about real estate as a business. E.F. Shumacher subtitled his book SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL "Economics as if People Mattered" In the real estate industry we realize that people matter and that where they live matters. We now also have a larger responsiblity, I believe, to get them to consider HOW they live. Everyone in the developed world using less energy and resources makes it possible for those who have access to neither to experience a better life and to make the difference between their being able to having a roof overhead or not or for their children to eat or not.
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According to the New Mexico Business Weekly, El Paso Electric has signed an agreement to buy all the electricity from a concentrating solar power plant to be built in southern New Mexico by NRG Energy Inc. The plant, to be built on a 450-acre site in Sunland Park, about 10 miles from El Paso, wil...
In the process of working with a client who is dedicated to sustainable living, I discovered a really cool company in Austin, TX. These folks really know how to walk the talk. Their homes are built and then hauled to the site ready to be occupied. They are constructed from reclaimed materials. T...
I think it is well known tat the more ways people are given information, the more likely they are to retain it- if the see it as well as hear it for example. There is a reason for having lots of pictures and visual tours of your listings. Here is a visual aid for those of you who are interested i...